Falkland Islands


February 2010

Falkland Islands were a positive surprise to us. The landscape reminds us at Iceland, the weather was quite nice without wind and rain. Only 3000 inhabitants live in British influenced capital Port Stanley. Penguins are the highlights of the islands.


The native inhabitants of Falkland Islands


Alexandra went on a nature trek to Gipsy Cove






Magellan penguins


King penguins


Penguin colonny at the beach of Yorke Bay


New born penguins don't have water-proof feathers and stay on land


The most beautiful penguins are Gentoo at Bluff Cove


One of many ship wrecks near Port Stanley


Highlight of Port Stanley is the Government House